Bulgarian gov't extends extraordinary epidemic situation
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Bulgaria extends the emergency epidemic situation until August 31, 2021, the Council of Ministers has decided reported public broadcaster BNR.
Globally, as of July 20, Bulgaria ranks seventh in total mortality from COVID-19 and 67th in 14-day mortality. In the age distribution of cases, there is a decrease in the incidence in all groups, as the last few days have seen an increase in the 14-day incidence in people under 39 and the elderly over 90 years.
Until July 18, just over 18% of Bulgarians have been immunized with the first dose of the vaccine and a bit over 16% have completed the course of vaccination. This places Bulgaria last, in terms of the number of vaccinated among the EU countries.
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